Hoopa

Heavy Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Presence in Hoopa, One Arrested

Humboldt County SheriffOn Monday, November 13 around 4 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a residence on Moon Lane near the Hoopa Modular Plant. A Sheriff’s deputy confirmed that one arrest has been made. Harvey “Buck” Crews Jr., 41, was arrested and found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana, a modified AR-15, suppressors and high capacity ammunition magazines, all of which are illegal. As of 4:30 p.m. several sheriff’s deputies were onsite searching the residence. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Read More →

River Communities Frustrated with Verizon Cell Phone Service

Shaonna Sergeys-Chase shared her last eight speed tests with the Two Rivers Tribune. Her best connection recorded in eight tests over the course of the three months was 1.26 Mbps, but averaged .40 Mbps.“More than 98 percent of the U.S. population has access to 4G LTE,” the company states on their website. The other two percent likely live in areas like the Klamath-Trinity region where customers are logging record low internet connection speeds and complaining about poor cell phone signals in locations where service used to be satisfactory. Read More →

Chalk it up for Books

23-23 Chalk it up for books-Lucky Bear CasinoEach year, the library lends its sidewalk to community artists who are commissioned by sponsors who purchase space on the sidewalk. The library raised $910 this year. The money will be used to purchase items that are not included in their annual budget; books, craft supplies and more. Read More →

Mailed Meth Busted At Hoopa Post Office

Qiday Powell, 22, was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale after receiving a pound of methamphetamine in the mail./Photo courtesy of the Humboldt County SheriffOn June 1, at about 1 p.m. special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force with assistance from United States Postal Inspectors arrested 22-year-old Qiday Powell at the Post Office in Hoopa. She was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for sale. Read More →

Equipping the Future

23-22 Heavy Equipment trainingThe Hoopa Valley Tribal Employment Rights Office (TERO) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs hosted a heavy equipment training program in Hoopa last winter. The training program was identified as a beneficial course in the Tribe’s planning process. All participants were cross-trained using both Hoopa Forest Industries equipment and Hoopa Roads and Aggregate […] Read More →

Attempted Armed Robbery at Hoopa Mini Mart

Hoopa Mini MartOn Thursday, May 18, at about 7:20 a.m., The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office along with the California Highway Patrol and the Hoopa Valley Tribal Police responded to a business on Highway 96, in Hoopa for a report of an armed robbery. Read More →

Grocery Store Plan In Action

Greenway team went on a walk-through of the previous grocery store site with tribal staff. The building was gutted down to the foundation and walls following a rat infestation that came to light in June of 2016 when the store was closed because of the health hazard it posed. /Photo by Allie Hostler, Two Riverts Tribune.Councilmember, Vivienna Orcutt said her dream store would sell locally grown and locally made products—products that aren’t the result of corporate agriculture’s assault on Trinity River water. And products that aren’t sprayed with poisons that make people sick or cause cancer. Read More →

Moon Honored With First Billy Frank Jr. Award

Hoopa Valley Tribe member Mel Moon was recently awarded the Bill Frank Jr. Award for his natural resources work for the Quileute Tribe in Washington./NWIFC file photo. By K. NEUMEYER, Northwest Treaty Tribes Longtime NWIFC commissioner, and Hoopa Tribal member, Mel Moon was the first recipient of the Billy Frank Jr., Leadership Award on March 9. The award recognizes Moon for his high degree of initiative, commitment, leadership and accomplishment in advancement, protection and recognition of tribal sovereignty, treaty-reserved rights and natural […] Read More →